119 Activities to Add to Your Summer Bucket List

The Memorial Daya weekend often marks the unofficial start to summer. Are you ready for new summer adventures? Gather your friends and family together to create an ultimate summer bucket list. If you are searching for ideas, check out the following for inspiration.

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  1. Watch sunsets.
  2. Go to the beach.
  3. Go on a bike ride.
  4. Build sandcastles.
  5. Go on a nature walk.
  6. Play Frisbee Golf.
  7. Do summer crafts.
  8. Plant a flower or vegetable garden.
  9. Host a board game night.
  10. Watch the sunrise.
  11. Sleep in a hammock.
  12. Go on a scavenger hunt.
  13. Eat a banana split.
  14. Sleep under the stars.
  15. Go camping.
  16. Watch the fireflies.
  17. Go canoeing.
  18. Play miniature golf.
  19. Make root beer floats.
  20. Attend a baseball game.
  21. Watch fireworks.
  22. Host a Bonfire Night.
  23. Eat S’mores.
  24. Read a book outdoors.
  25. Explore a new federal, state, or local park.
  26. Go horseback riding.
  27. Connect with friends who you haven’t seen in a while.
  28. Go to a rodeo.
  29. Set up a bird feeding station.
  30. Create sidewalk chalk art.
  31. Listen to an audiobook.
  32. Go Kayaking.
  33. Take lots of photos of your summer adventures.
  34. Celebrate Christmas in July.
  35. Do weekly selfies.
  36. Ride go-karts.
  37. Do a summer-themed photo shoot.
  38. Go on day trips around your state.
  39. Create a summer playlist.
  40. Attend a family reunion.
  41. Listen to music in the park or join other community events.
  42. Go thrift store shopping.
  43. Go to the drive-in.
  44. Make tie-dyed tee shirts.
  45. Watch a thunderstorm.
  46. Host a water balloon fight.
  47. Go hiking.
  48. Make a smoothie with fresh fruit.
  49. Go Geocaching.
  50. Go stargazing.
  51. Walk around an art gallery.
  52. Try a new food from a different culture.
  53. Make homemade popsicles.
  54. Watch a parade.
  55. Be a hometown tourist for a day.
  56. Make homemade lemonade.
  57. Learn a new skill.
  58. Make strawberry shortcake for dessert.
  59. Go to a demolition derby.
  60. Visit a planetarium.
  61. Paint rocks to hide around town.
  62. Try yoga.
  63. Ride in a hot air balloon.
  64. Go white water rafting.
  65. Play beach volleyball.
  66. Unplug from your devices for a day.
  67. Spa Day
  68. Visit a Farmer’s Market
  69. Find waterfalls.
  70. Do Random Acts of Kindness
  71. Fly a kite.
  72. Participate in a color run.
  73. Visit a botanical garden.
  74. Visit a museum.
  75. Go on a historic tour.
  76. Volunteer.
  77. Play paint Twister.
  78. Try an escape room.
  79. Enjoy a staycation.
  80. Ride a roller coaster.
  81. Go bowling.
  82. Rent a cabin.
  83. Go barefoot.
  84. Go swimming.
  85. Visit an amusement park.
  86. Make snow-cones.
  87. Pick fresh berries.
  88. Host a tea party.
  89. Get your face painted.
  90. Make DIY wind chimes.
  91. Go zip lining.
  92. Buy take-out and go eat in the park.
  93. Dance in the warm rain.
  94. Go tubing down a river.
  95. Go for a long car ride.
  96. Keep a summer journal.
  97. Binge-watch the Harry Potter movies.
  98. Host a sleepover.
  99. Play tennis.
  100. Attend or volunteer at a Vacation Bible School.
  101. Join a youth group, do Bible study, or do morning devotions.
  102. Join a library book club.
  103. Try a new workout routine.
  104. Eat Cotton Candy.
  105. Ride a skateboard.
  106. Rent a paddleboat.
  107. Visit an aquarium.
  108. Play laser tag or flashlight tag.
  109. Feed frozen peas to the ducks.
  110. Go to a car show.
  111. Make flower crowns.
  112. Play cornhole or Bocce Ball.
  113. Visit a splash pad.
  114. Create YouTube videos.
  115. Visit a local carnival.
  116. Go to a Renaissance fair.
  117. Go rock hunting or search for sea glass.
  118. Make a scrapbook of your summertime adventures.
  119. Host an end-of-the-summer party.

Have a great summer!

Quotes About Change

Are you heading toward a change in your life? Any type of change can fill you with emotions. Whether you are feeling fearful or overwhelmed, change is a continuous process throughout life. If you are looking for inspiration while you start your journey, check out the following quotes about change.

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  1. “Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” – Carol Burnett
  2. “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean
  3. “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin
  4. “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new” -Socrates
  5. “Time may change me, but I can’t trace time.” – David Bowie
  6. “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw
  7. “Change, like healing, takes time.” ― Veronica Roth
  8. “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” – Alan Watts
  9. “When in doubt, choose change.” – Lily Leung
  10. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” –Barak Obama
  11. “The changes we dread most may contain our salvation.” – Barbara Kingsolver
  12. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.” – Helen Keller
  13. “There is a kind of magicness about going far away and then coming back all changed.” – Kate Douglas Wiggin
  14. “I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.” – George C. Lichtenberg
  15. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa

35 Hashtags for August

Are you trying to boost your social media posts with hashtags? August days are warm and long. But school, sports, and other commitments are just around the corner. Enjoying the last unofficial days of summer are essential. If you are looking for inspiration for your social media posts, check out the following hashtags for August.

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  1. #August
  2. #August2022
  3. #HappyAugust
  4. #1stWeekDown
  5. #1stAugustWeekend
  6. #HappyAugust
  7. #AugustBaby
  8. #AugustPhotoChallenge
  9. #AugustSelfie
  10. #AugustVibes
  11. #EndofSummer
  12. #Happy
  13. #Fun
  14. #AugustFun
  15. #Friends
  16. #Family
  17. #AugustAdventure
  18. #AugustGoals
  19. #AugustWedding
  20. #AugustBride
  21. #AugustStyle
  22. #SummerTime
  23. #SummersEnding
  24. #BacktoSchool
  25. #SummerLove
  26. #AugustLove
  27. #Love
  28. #AugustBirthday
  29. #AugustSunset
  30. #SugustSunrise
  31. #AugustHiking
  32. #AugustCamping
  33. #AugustBBQ
  34. #AugustPicnic
  35. #AugustRoadTrip

Have a great August!

31 Journal Writing Prompts for August

Are you keeping up with your journal writing? Keeping a journal is a great way to record memories, dump your emotional baggage, or write out your dreams. If you are searching for inspiration, check out the following journal writing prompts for August.

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  1. How did last month go for you? Your family? Your friends? Your community? List the highs and lows of the month.
  2. Do you believe in telling the truth even if the information may hurt the other person’s feelings? Why or why not?
  3. List your top 10 qualities. (Yes, you have 10). Go into detail of each quality.
  4. What in your daily life feels like a struggle right now? What steps can you take to improve the situation?
  5. Free write for 20 minutes.
  6. How do you describe luxury in your personal life? What is your favorite indulgence?
  7. Do you have siblings? How are you different? (No, siblings? How are different from your friends?)
  8. Describe your childhood home. What was your favorite part? Why?
  9. If you could have any fictional animal as a pet, what would you get? Why?
  10. What situations make you feel self-conscious? How do you react in these types of situations?
  11. How do you think people describe you?
  12. How do you describe yourself to other people?
  13. Describe your happy place.
  14. What is your favorite time of the day? Why?
  15. What healthy habits do you need to start? Why?
  16. What are your plans or goals for the rest of 2022? Are you making progress towards any of them? Why or why not?
  17. Are your thoughts already turning toward to the upcoming holiday season? What can you do now to prepare for the holidays?
  18. Write a quote that perfectly describes your life right now.
  19. Who is your inspiration at this moment? Why?
  20. If you continue your current path in life, will you be fulfilled at the end? Why or why not?
  21. When do you feel you are living your life to the fullest? Provide details.
  22. Do you engage in self-care? What is your favorite activity? Why?
  23. If you could spend quality time with someone who is no longer on Earth, who would you pick? Why?
  24. If you had more time to yourself, what would you do? Why?
  25. How did you spend your day? Provide details.
  26. What are you 5 most current achievements? (Yes, making it through a long workday is an achievement).
  27. Who helps you through the rough times in your life?
  28. What or who made you smile today? Write about the situation.
  29. What lessons did you learn from this month?
  30. What moment from this month do you want to remember for the rest of your life? Why?
  31. Writer’s choice.

Have a great August! Happy writing!

August Drawing Prompts

Are the warm days of August keeping you indoors? Or do you enjoy sitting outside to soak up the sun and enjoy the sounds of nature? In either case, drawing is a wonderful way to spend your leisure time. If you are looking for inspiration, check out the following drawing prompts for August.

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  1. Self Portrait
  2. Flowers (Sunflowers are in full bloom this time of year. Perfect inspiration!)
  3. Food
  4. Favorite Movie Scene
  5. Historic
  6. Robot
  7. Favorite Cartoon Character
  8. Architecture
  9. Patterns
  10. Nature Scene
  11. Favorite Superhero
  12. Favorite Animal
  13. Friendship
  14. Colorful
  15. Sky
  16. Water Fountain
  17. Trees
  18. Favorite Book
  19. Earth
  20. Underwater Scene
  21. Steampunk
  22. Hot Air Balloons
  23. Space Craft
  24. Space/Galaxy
  25. Planets
  26. City Scene
  27. Statue
  28. Favorite Person
  29. Pet
  30. Bridge
  31. Artist’s Choice

Have a wonderful month! Get creative!

August Photo Prompts

August is here! The last month of the summer is a great time to be outdoors. Grab a camera and go on an adventure. Go to your local park, pack a picnic basket, and take photos. If you are looking for inspiration, check out the following photo prompts for August.

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  1. Selfie in the Sun
  2. Love
  3. Food
  4. Sunrise/Sunset
  5. Style
  6. Nature
  7. Favorite Place
  8. Colorful
  9. Change
  10. Silhouette
  11. 3 pm
  12. Street
  13. Shadows
  14. Landscape
  15. Macro (up-close)
  16. Cityscape
  17. Out of Focus
  18. Upside Down
  19. Laughter
  20. Skyscape
  21. Birds
  22. Friendship
  23. Beverage
  24. Alike
  25. Cozy
  26. Water
  27. Art
  28. Path
  29. Different
  30. Bloom
  31. Photographer’s Choice

Have a great month!

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